Comics, They’re Just Like Us: Aziz Ansari

Comics - They're Just Like UsAziz Ansari may be a world class headliner, but in many ways, he’s exactly like us! Welcome to the first edition of…


They go to Franklin’s!

They play Seinfeld Monopoly!

They make Friday Night Lights jokes that get posted in the Huffington Post!

They don’t get recognized by scalpers!

They star in Sesame Street segments!

They have copies of HITCH waiting for them in their hotel rooms!

They hang out with costar Rashida Jones at the Golden Globes!

And finally, they add a third show in Austin when the first two sell out!

That’s right, due to popular demand, Moontower Comedy has added a third Aziz show! Badgeholders get priority seat access so if you haven’t bought your badge yet, here’s a good reason to take care of it.

More info and badges at

mm John Merriman

John Merriman has worked with the Moontower festival since it's inception in 2012. He is the co-host of the festival's long-running interview series "Inside Joke" where he has interviewed luminaries including Steven Wright, Maria Bamford and Patton Oswalt. Before Moontower, he spent five years at the Austin Film Fesival as a film programmer where he helped launch the Comedy Vanguard program and the Funniest Filmmaker in Austin series. He has called Austin his home since 1996.

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